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56 Possible Causes for Dementia, Echolalia, Echopraxia, Flight of Ideas

  • Malignant Catatonia

    One week prior to admission, she develops elevated mood, pressured speech, and flight of ideas.[link.springer.com] […] motor activity (that is apparently purposeless and not influenced by external stimuli), extreme negativism or mutism, peculiarities of voluntary movement, or echolalia or echopraxia[books.google.com] . 1 Kraepelin, 2 who was influenced by Kahlbaum, included catatonia in the group of deteriorating psychotic disorders named “dementia praecox.”[clinicalgate.com] Abnormal speech.) 2) Examiner scratches head in exaggerated manner (Echopraxia) 3) Examine arm for cogwheeling.[quizlet.com]

  • Frontal Lobe Neoplasm

    Typically, a patient with FLS will copy you (echopraxia).[patient.info] When severe, this may be misdiagnosed as dementia. A worker is sitting in a delivery bay.[livestrong.com] Location - Parafalcine (arising the meningeal layer between the hemispheres of the brain) Common Symptoms - Seizures, lower extremity weakness, headache, personality changes, dementia[neurosurgery.ucla.edu] Pharmacological The therapies used in Alzheimer's dementia are not of use.[patient.info]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Schizophrenia

    […] posturing (voluntary assumption of inappropriate or bizarre postures) (5) stereotyped movements, prominent mannerisms, or prominent grimacing (6) echolalia (word repetition) or echopraxia[dnalc.org] A new study has pinpointed a connection between low levels of vitamin B12 in the brain and old-age dementia, autism and schizophrenia.[oregonlive.com] […] characterized by marked psychomotor disturbance, which may include immobility ( stupor or catalepsy ), excessive motor activity, extreme negativism, mutism , echolalia , echopraxia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] […] catatonic behavior), by a loss of emotional responsiveness and extreme apathy, and by noticeable deterioration in the level of functioning in everyday life — called also dementia[merriam-webster.com]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Lorazepam

    None of the children had echolalia or echopraxia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Logorrhea, verbigeration and echolalia persisted unremittingly for 3 years, with occasional short periods of motoric excitement, in a patient with mild intellectual handicap[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Given that Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, corticobasal degeneration, frontotemporal dementia, and Parkinsonian dementia often have degeneration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] criteria: motor immobility (including waxy flexibility) or stupor, excessive motor activity, extreme negativism or mutism, peculiarities of voluntary movement, and echolalia or echopraxia[journals.plos.org]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Catatonia

    Catatonia is a neuropsychiatric disorder characterized by motor disturbance (including waxy flexibility and catalepsy), stupor, excitement, negativism, mutism, echopraxia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The behavior can range from echolalia, automatism, or agitation.[symptoma.com] He improved rapidly on levetiracetam and lorazepam, was discharged and received a diagnosis of dementia by his community mental health team shortly afterwards, based on chronic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] catalepsy" factor (with posturing and waxy flexibility), an "abnormal movements" factor (with mannerisms and stereotypes) and an "echo phenomenon" factor (with echolalia and echopraxia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Ofloxacin

    The most remarkable phenomena were spitting and profuse swearing; other features were echolalia, echopraxia, orofacial and limb automatisms, hypersalivation, and amnesia for[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Drug-induced Cognitive Impairment: Part 2: Delirium and Dementia [ hide all summaries ] (April 2009) This second article about drug-induced dementia or delirium lists and[worstpills.org] The most remarkable phenomena were spitting and profuse swearing; other features were echolalia, echopraxia, orofacial and limb automatisms, hypersalivation, and amnesia for[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Disorganized Schizophrenia

    […] schizophrenia is considered if the individual displays any two of the following symptoms: Bizarre behavior Bizarre mannerisms Bizarre posture Echolalia, or parroting of words Echopraxia[psychiatric-disorders.com] From Kraepelin, Emil Dementia praecox and paraphrenia , Chapter IX "Frequency and Causes", Chicago Medical Book.[en.wikipedia.org] This can include echolalia (repeating what other people say) and echopraxia (mimicking the movements of other people).[psycom.net] Catatonic schizophrenics may often repeat something someone has just said (echolalia) or repeat someone’s actions (echopraxia).[healthline.com]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Semantic Dementia

    Echopraxia was rare in all groups. None of the group differences reached significance.[jnnp.bmj.com] Although semantic dementia is a relatively rare neurodegenerative disorder if compared with other types of dementia, it has an irreversible impact on patient's and his/her[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Imitating behaviour, seen as echolalia and repetition of other people's gestures, is more prevalent in FTD than in Alzheimer's disease.[emedmd.com] In order to circumvent the explicit verbal learning tests for dementia, semantic melodic matching is a useful technique for detecting the semantic memory of semantic dementia[en.wikipedia.org]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Ganser Syndrome

    Symptomns include a clouding of consciousness, somatic conversion symptoms, confusion, stress, loss of personal identity, echolalia, and echopraxia.[sharecare.com] Is the hysterical pseudo-dementia described by Wernicke (1906) identical with or distinct from the Ganser syndrome?[cambridge.org] Echopraxia. Confusion. Precipitating stress. Loss of personal identity. There is no typical finding on examination.[patient.info] Symptoms include a clouding of consciousness, somatic conversion symptoms, confusion, stress, loss of personal identity, echolalia , and echopraxia .[ipfs.io]

    Missing: Flight of Ideas
  • Schizoaffective Disorder

    Below are some examples of such symptoms: Disorganized thought processes, as manifested in speech or behavioral disorganization Flight of ideas or tangential thinking Poor[keystonetreatment.com] Disorganized speech Severely disorganized or catatonic behaviors, like rigid muscles, not speaking (mutism), purposeless moving, repeating what others say ( echolalia ), or[medicinenet.com] […] elderly hospitalized patients between 61 and 79 years of age who manifested signs of psychoses related to schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, or senile dementia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Flight of ideas and racing thoughts. Easily distracted. Increase in goal-directed activity with psychomotor agitation.[patient.info]

    Missing: Echopraxia

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